Torii Hunter’s first game back with the Minnesota Twins ended with the outfielder yelling at plate umpire Joe West.
“Hopefully if I’m out I don’t walk to the wrong dugout,” Hunter added jokingly. “We’ll see.”
“There is no weakness of Cabrera” Hunter laughed.
Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.
“We’re going to miss those guys and those personalities,” Ausmus said, “but I’m not worried about there being a problem in the clubhouse.”
Hunter agreed to a $10.5 million, one-year contract with the Twins, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press.
“I called him today and let him know,” Dombrowski said about the soon-to-be 40-year-old veteran.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
To be sure, the Tigers are happy to be a lock for the playoffs, but they want the division, not the wild card.
Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter made a believer out of new Tigers manager Brad Ausmus.